https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/t%C3%B6nt The dictionary translation would be something like nerd/dork, but you can be a tönt without being either of those. Always felt this is one of the harsher insults in Swedish, though others might disagree. It's saying that someone is pathetic and annoying/awkward to be around, just due to their personality. Två fulla tatuerade töntar satt på en parkbänk och visslade på tjejer som gick förbi = Two drunk tattooed tönts sat on a park bench and whistled at girls who walked past There's the adjective 'töntig' as well. En töntig reklamfilm = An awkward/cringy/annoyingly silly TV commercial.